TEDGlobal 2010

The beauty of data visualization: David McCandless on TED.com

Posted by: Shanna Carpenter

David McCandless turns complex data sets like worldwide military spending, media buzz, Facebook status updates and more into beautiful yet simple diagrams. He proposes design as the tool we use to navigate today’s information glut, finding unique patterns and connections that may just change the way we see the world. (Recorded at TEDGlobal 2010, July 2010 in Oxford, UK. Duration: 18:17)

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